Bio...the short version: I am a 45 year old Professional Detailer, technical writer, and educator for the automotive and motorcycle industries. I have interests in high-end audio and video, I'm a huge college football fan, I enjoy speedskating when I have time, I am married with 2 kids, and have 4 cats and a dog!
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Body shop paints. Body shop buffs. Body shop fails! An unskilled technician at the body shop can inflict some serious damage (holograms / buffer trails) when using a rotary buffer and a wool pad. This Ferrari now needs to spend time with a highly skilled Paint Correction Specialist / Pro Detailer to bring the finish to the show-quality that it deserves. Continue reading
Todd Cooperider and DJ Mayo team up once again for a major detailing marathon, and this time they tackle a private Ferrari collection that includes the 458 Italia, 599 GTO, 288 GTO, 365 BB, California, and a very rare 1967 275 GTB/4! This article covers the paint correction processes involved and includes a full photo gallery with before and after images. Continue reading
Every Ferrari 458 Italia that I’ve seen has been in need of paint correction work, but this one in Nero took the prize for the worst shape I’ve seen for a brand new car. After 28 hours worth of restorative paint correction detailing however, this Italia is now a piece of automotive art. Read on for the story along with plenty of stunning before and after images of the process. Continue reading